30 Dec '14, 3pm

Man quits job to convert old van into a cozy solar-powered mobile cabin

Formerly a systems engineer, Hudson quit his job after months of daydreaming about living and traveling out of a DIY camper van. He took the leap in October 2013, and despite not having any prior building experience, successfully converted a 10-year-old rusted LDV van he bought on Ebay into a cozy and self-sufficient timber-clad cabin in a project he calls Van Dog. Topped with 200W of solar panels on the roof, the converted van is fully equipped with running water and electricity to power his shower and tiny kitchen burner and sink. After five months of working on the van, Hudson drove his finished mobile home down south, leaving England to explore other European countries.

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